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Debate Friday in Nevada race that could shift Senate power

Oct. 19, 2018 2:08 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the closest battles Senate races this year involves a neck-and-neck Nevada contest between incumbent Republican Dean Heller and Democrat Jacky Rosen, who will meet in their first and only debate Friday night in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the most vulnerable Republican senator...

Nevada governor's race: Sisolak leads Laxalt in fundraising

Oct. 18, 2018 7:23 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Steve Sisolak raised about $1 million more in recent months than his Republican opponent Adam Laxalt in their tight race for Nevada governor, according to new campaign finance reports. The reports released this week show Laxalt raised $2.9 million from early June through...

Group fires man accused of battery by Nevada campaign chief

Oct. 18, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Democratic political group fired a Virginia man who was arrested in Las Vegas after witnesses said he pushed into a Republican event and grabbed the manager of Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's campaign for governor. American Bridge 21st Century President Bradley Beychok said in a...

Air Force: Thunderbird pilot blacked out before fatal crash

Oct. 18, 2018 4:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An investigation into a fighter jet crash in southern Nevada determined the pilot lost consciousness before his jet slammed into the ground. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports a U.S. Air Force investigation report released Tuesday says F-16 Thunderbird pilot Maj. Stephen Del Bagno lost...

Ex-con arrested in triple killing in North Vegas parking lot

Oct. 18, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — An ex-convict who served prison time for attempted murder has been arrested on murder and other charges in a shooting that killed a North Las Vegas mother and two adult children and left another man wounded, authorities said Thursday. Jose Easley Jr., 41, of North Las Vegas,...

Cristiano Ronaldo expected to play for Juventus on Saturday

Oct. 18, 2018 9:50 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Juventus started with a selfie, included a goal in a practice game, and will likely end up with a starring role on Saturday. Ronaldo, who has been accused of rape and is facing a civil lawsuit in the United States, had the weekend off while his Italian team was...

Virginia man accused of battery by Nevada campaign manager

Oct. 17, 2018 9:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A political operative from Virginia with a history of confronting Republican political figures faces a misdemeanor battery charge in Nevada after witnesses say he pushed into a GOP campaign event and grabbed the manager of state Attorney General Adam Laxalt's gubernatorial campaign....

The Latest: Man accused of battery by Nevada campaign chief

Oct. 17, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest during a Republican campaign event of a man accused of battery by the manager of Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's bid for governor (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A 50-year-old Virginia man who witnesses say pushed into a room and tried to question Republican...

Vegas shooting videos show casino haven, injured in pickups

Oct. 17, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police have released officer body-worn camera video showing injured people packed into pickup truck beds and hundreds of people sheltering with blankets on the floor of a casino ballroom hours after last year's mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. The 17 video clips made public Wednesday...

Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death

Oct. 17, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing his business on HBO and staging outlandish publicity stunts. Dennis Hof's fame made him an attention-grabbing figure in an otherwise quiet industry. And,...